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The Jordan Harbinger Show

(Apple's Best of 2018) In-depth conversations with people at the top of their game. Jordan Harbinger unpacks guests' wisdom into practical nuggets you can use to impact your work, life, and relationships. Learn from leaders (Ray Dalio, Simon Sinek, Mark Cuban), entertainers (Moby, Tip "T.I." Harris, Dennis Quaid), scientists (Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye), athletes (Kobe Bryant, Dennis Rodman, Tony Hawk) and an eclectic array of fascinating minds, from art forgers and arms traffickers to spies and psychologists.

(Apple's Best of 2018) In-depth conversations with people at the top of their game. Jordan Harbinger unpacks guests' wisdom into practical nuggets you can use to impact your work, life, and relationships. Learn from leaders (Ray Dalio, Simon Sinek, Mark Cuban), entertainers (Moby, Tip "T.I." Harris, Dennis Quaid), scientists (Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye), athletes (Kobe Bryant, Dennis Rodman, Tony Hawk) and an eclectic array of fascinating minds, from art forgers and arms traffickers to spies and psychologists.

 

#758

756: Seeking Reconciliation After Abusing a Relation | Feedback Friday

As a child, you were sexually abused by an older sibling, and you, in turn, abused your younger sibling. How can you overcome the guilt and shame you feel to repair your relationship with this person you've deeply hurt? We'll try to find an answer to this and more here on Feedback Friday! And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger ( [@JordanHarbinger] (https://twitter.com/JordanHarbinger) ) and Gabriel Mizrahi ( [@GabeMizrahi] (https://twitter.com/GabeMizrahi) ) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week! If you want us to answer your question, register your feedback, or tell your story on one of our upcoming weekly Feedback Friday episodes, drop us a line at [friday@jordanharbinger.com] (mailto:friday@jordanharbinger.com) . Now let's dive in! Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/756] (https://jordanharbinger.com/756) On This Week's Feedback Friday, We Discuss: ---Some listener feedback about the butt-dialer situation from episode 732. ---As a child, you were sexually abused by an older sibling, and you, in turn, abused your younger sibling. How can you overcome the guilt and shame you feel to repair your relationship with this person you've deeply hurt? ---To your chagrin, the team lead in your old department &mdash; someone you consider a friend &mdash; wants you to keep helping out even though you've moved on to another position at the company. How do you navigate this without completely blowing up your friendship with this colleague? ---Your mother's guilt from cheating on your late father and contributing to the stress that killed him has given her an eating disorder and sapped her will to live. Is there anything you can do to bring her back from the brink? ---Can you be a high achiever in law school and work and still have time for family, friends, and the things you love? ---You were raised by a verbally and physically abusive mother, and grew up in an area where you were ethnically persecuted daily. As a result, you suffer from PTSD that therapy has only seemed to make worse, and you can't really seem to return the love you've been given in past relationships. Is it possible to find a balance between loneliness and happiness? ---Have any questions, comments, or stories you'd like to share with us? Drop us a line at [friday@jordanharbinger.com] (mailto:friday@jordanharbinger.com) ! ---Connect with Jordan on Twitter at [@JordanHarbinger] (https://twitter.com/JordanHarbinger) and Instagram at [@jordanharbinger] (https://www.instagram.com/jordanharbinger) . ---Connect with Gabriel on Twitter at [@GabeMizrahi] (https://twitter.com/GabeMizrahi) . Sign up for [Six-Minute Networking] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at [jordanharbinger.com/course] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) ! Miss our conversation with actor, producer, and Scientology survivor<a href="https://www.jordanharbinger.com/leah-remini-surviving-hollywood-and-scientology/"... ... Read more

25 Nov 2022

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00:00

25 Nov 2022


#757

755: Dr. Sohom Das | Rehabilitating the Criminally Insane

Dr. Sohom Das ( [@dr_s_das] (https://twitter.com/dr_s_das) ) is a consultant forensic psychiatrist who works in prisons and criminal courts to assess and rehabilitate mentally ill offenders. He is the author of [In Two Minds: Stories of Murder, Justice, and Recovery From a Forensic Psychiatrist] (https://www.amazon.com/Two-Minds-recovery-forensic-psychiatrist/dp/0751583782/?tag=jordanharbing-20) . What We Discuss with Dr. Sohom Das: ---Telling the difference between someone whose treatable madness is causing them to act out and someone whose irredeemable, criminal badness makes them a permanent danger to society. ---Over 97% of the mentally ill defendants with whom Sohom works experienced trauma in childhood. ---Comparing and contrasting psychopaths and sociopaths. ---How can a psychiatrist determine whether someone in custody is mentally ill or just faking it (and has Sohom ever been fooled)? ---What precautions does Sohom take for his own safety when working in close quarters with mad or bad people who mean him harm? ---And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/755] (https://jordanharbinger.com/755) Sign up for [Six-Minute Networking] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) &mdash; our free networking and relationship development mini course &mdash; at [jordanharbinger.com/course] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) ! Miss the show we did with [James Fallon] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/james-fallon-how-to-spot-a-psychopath/) &mdash; the psychiatry professor who can teach you how to spot a psychopath because heisa psychopath? [Catch up here with episode 28: James Fallon | How to Spot a Psychopath] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/james-fallon-how-to-spot-a-psychopath/) ! [Like this show? Please leave us a review here] (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id1344999619?mt=2&ls=1) -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! ... Read more

24 Nov 2022

1 HR 19 MINS

1:19:49

24 Nov 2022


#756

754: Miki Mistrati | The Dark Side of the Chocolate Industry

Miki Mistrati ( [@MrMistrati] (https://twitter.com/MrMistrati) ) is the award-winning director of three international documentaries exposing brutal trafficking and illegal child labor in the multi-billion dollar chocolate industry: [The Chocolate War] (https://vimeopro.com/drsales/chocolate-war-the-82-min) , [The Shady Chocolate Business] (https://drsales.dk/programmes/the-shady-chocolate-business/) , and [The Dark Side of Chocolate] (https://drsales.dk/programmes/the-dark-side-of-chocolate/) . What We Discuss with Miki Mistrati: ---How human trafficking, child slavery, and inhumane treatment likely contribute to the production of your favorite chocolate products. ---Why, nearly two decades after pledging to eradicate child labor, major chocolate companies still cannot identify the farms where all their cocoa comes from, let alone if child labor was used in producing it. ---How the biggest chocolate companies wield their billions of dollars in profits to keep legislation that would hold them accountable at bay. ---What we, as consumers, can do to effectively censure these companies and help the people they exploit. ---How to ensure the chocolate we enjoy is ethically and sustainably sourced. ---And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/754] (https://jordanharbinger.com/754) Sign up for [Six-Minute Networking] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) &mdash; our free networking and relationship development mini course &mdash; at [jordanharbinger.com/course] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) ! Miss the show we did with [Vince Beiser] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/vince-beiser-why-sand-is-more-important-than-you-think-it-is/) &mdash; author ofThe World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization?Make sure to [check out episode 97: Vince Beiser | Why Sand Is More Important Than You Think It Is] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/vince-beiser-why-sand-is-more-important-than-you-think-it-is/) ! [Like this show? Please leave us a review here] (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id1344999619?mt=2&ls=1) -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! ... Read more

22 Nov 2022

1 HR 19 MINS

1:19:49

22 Nov 2022


#755

753: A Clandestine Crossdresser's Conundrum | Feedback Friday

When you're a secret crossdresser who's had a secret affair with another married man whose untimely death left you grieving in secret, it's got you wondering if you should bury your secret things before you die and your wife discovers what you've been hiding from her for all these years? We'll try to find an answer to this and more here on Feedback Friday! And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger ( [@JordanHarbinger] (https://twitter.com/JordanHarbinger) ) and Gabriel Mizrahi ( [@GabeMizrahi] (https://twitter.com/GabeMizrahi) ) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week! If you want us to answer your question, register your feedback, or tell your story on one of our upcoming weekly Feedback Friday episodes, drop us a line at [friday@jordanharbinger.com] (mailto:friday@jordanharbinger.com) . Now let's dive in! Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/753] (https://jordanharbinger.com/753) On This Week's Feedback Friday, We Discuss: ---Good news! Skeptical Sundays with David C. Smalley will be back in 2023! ---Should you bury evidence of your crossdressing life and an affair you had with a man before your wife discovers it upon your death? ---Your parents want to give you and your siblings an inheritance, but how do they compassionately explain excluding your brother who's living as a monk and would have to donate his share to the Church? ---You envy your siblings whose lives have worked out better than yours to the point where you don't feel empathy for them when they endure terrible things &mdash; like having their houses washed out to sea in a hurricane. How can you cultivate a better attitude toward them? ---You've been appointed as class prefect in your high school, but your less ambitious classmates have chosen to bully you instead of following your efforts at leadership. What can you do when your peers don't respect your authority and the administration refuses to help? ---Should you remain as a partner at the large law firm where you've been for the past six years when your higher-ups treat you like a doormat, or should you pursue getting a fresh start somewhere new? ---Have any questions, comments, or stories you'd like to share with us? Drop us a line at [friday@jordanharbinger.com] (mailto:friday@jordanharbinger.com) ! ---Connect with Jordan on Twitter at [@JordanHarbinger] (https://twitter.com/JordanHarbinger) and Instagram at [@jordanharbinger] (https://www.instagram.com/jordanharbinger) . ---Connect with Gabriel on Twitter at [@GabeMizrahi] (https://twitter.com/GabeMizrahi) . Sign up for [Six-Minute Networking] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) &mdash; our free networking and relationship development mini course &mdash; at [jordanharbinger.com/course] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) ! Miss our two-parter with professional pickpocket<a href="https://www.jordanharbinger.com/bob-arno-schooled-by-the-professor-of-pickpocketry-part-one/"... ... Read more

18 Nov 2022

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55:03

18 Nov 2022


#754

752: Angela Duckworth | How to Grow Your Grit

Angela Duckworth ( [@angeladuckw] (https://twitter.com/angeladuckw) ) is a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, founder of the non-profit Character Lab, co-host of the No Stupid Questions podcast, and author of NYT bestseller [Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance] (https://www.amazon.com/Grit-Passion-Perseverance-Angela-Duckworth/dp/1501111116/?tag=jordanharbing-20) . [Note: This is a previously broadcast episode from the vault that we felt deserved a fresh pass through your earholes!] What We Discuss with Angela Duckworth: ---What grit is and how it overrides the myth of innate "talent." ---How to quantify your own level of grit. ---How to grow your grit and achieve what once seemed impossible. ---Why, when you&rsquo;re a lifelong learner, you&rsquo;re always going to see in hindsight how you might have done something better in the past &mdash; and this is a sign of improvement. ---How to know the difference between a lost cause to abandon and a challenge worthy of pursuit. ---And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/752] (https://jordanharbinger.com/752) Sign up for [Six-Minute Networking] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) &mdash; our free networking and relationship development mini course &mdash; at [jordanharbinger.com/course] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) ! Miss the conversation we had with Habits Academy&rsquo;s [James Clear] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/james-clear-forming-atomic-habits-for-astronomic-results/) ? Catch up by listening to [episode 108: James Clear | Forming Atomic Habits for Astronomic Results] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/james-clear-forming-atomic-habits-for-astronomic-results/) ! [Like this show? Please leave us a review here] (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id1344999619?mt=2&ls=1) -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! ... Read more

17 Nov 2022

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:55

17 Nov 2022


#753

751: General Robert Spalding | China's Playbook for Global Domination

General Robert Spalding ( [@@robert_spalding] (https://twitter.com/@robert_spalding) ) is a retired US Air Force brigadier general, the CEO of digital infrastructure company [SEMPRE] (https://sempre.ai/) , and the author of [Stealth War: How China Took Over While America&rsquo;s Elite Slept] (https://www.amazon.com/Stealth-War-China-While-Americas/dp/0593084349/?tag=jordanharbing-20) and [War Without Rules: China's Playbook for Global Domination] (https://www.amazon.com/War-Without-Rules-Playbook-Domination/dp/0593331044/?tag=jordanharbing-20) . What We Discuss with General Robert Spalding: ---How a 1999 book by military strategists Qiao Liang and Wang Xiangsui called Unrestricted Warfare has become China's playbook for global domination against the Western world. ---Numerous ways the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) exploits Western weaknesses with this playbook's primary tenet: the best strategy for warfare is not to kill, but to control. ---Why the CCP isn't likely to crumble under the weight of its own debts as Soviet Russia did, and why a Chinese invasion of Taiwan stands a better chance of success than the Russian invasion of Ukraine. ---How the CCP uses corporate espionage, global pandemics, and trade violations to pursue its goal of dominance. ---What can we, as individuals clued in to the tactics of this playbook, do to resist the influence of the CCP on the Western world? ---And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/751] (https://jordanharbinger.com/751) Sign up for [Six-Minute Networking] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) &mdash; our free networking and relationship development mini course &mdash; at [jordanharbinger.com/course] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) ! [Miss our conversation] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/tamer-elnoury-undercover-with-a-muslim-fbi-agent/) with elite counterterrorism undercover agentTamer Elnoury? [Catch up with episode 572: Tamer Elnoury | Undercover with a Muslim FBI Agent here] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/tamer-elnoury-undercover-with-a-muslim-fbi-agent/) ! [Like this show? Please leave us a review here] (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id1344999619?mt=2&ls=1) -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! ... Read more

15 Nov 2022

1 HR 23 MINS

1:23:43

15 Nov 2022


#752

750: Can You Help Friend Shake His Psychotic Break? | Feedback Friday

Your best friend's tether to reality was severed by a psychotic break when you were living abroad, and you were disheartened upon returning to discover just how immersed in paranoid delusions he'd become. His state seems to have improved for the moment, but you're worried he could succumb to these delusions again at any time. Is there anything you can do to help him, or is this something he needs to work out on his own? We'll try to find an answer to this and more here on Feedback Friday! And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger ( [@JordanHarbinger] (https://twitter.com/JordanHarbinger) ) and Gabriel Mizrahi ( [@GabeMizrahi] (https://twitter.com/GabeMizrahi) ) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week! If you want us to answer your question, register your feedback, or tell your story on one of our upcoming weekly Feedback Friday episodes, drop us a line at [friday@jordanharbinger.com] (mailto:friday@jordanharbinger.com) . Now let's dive in! Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/750] (https://jordanharbinger.com/750) On This Week's Feedback Friday, We Discuss: ---Is there hope you can help your friend recover from a psychotic break that has him immersed in paranoid delusions? [Thanks to clinical psychologist Dr. Najwa Culver for helping us with this one!] ---You're embarrassed by your hubby's tendency to overdrink in polite company, but any concern or criticism on your part is met with furious pushback. Should you just keep your mouth shut and hope she gets a handle on this, or are you right to intervene? ---You were recently given a clear, unambiguous offer for what was more or less your dream job, but it was withdrawn in an email stating the company had decided to go with someone else. Is this grounds for a lawsuit? ---Is your significant other's omission of past relationship details meant to: a) hide something, b) protect you, c) convey disrespect, or d) none of the above? ---With ongoing world conflicts, the potential loss of abortion rights, climate change, and rising costs of living, how can you justify bringing a child into the world? ---Have any questions, comments, or stories you'd like to share with us? Drop us a line at [friday@jordanharbinger.com] (mailto:friday@jordanharbinger.com) ! ---Connect with Jordan on Twitter at [@JordanHarbinger] (https://twitter.com/JordanHarbinger) and Instagram at [@jordanharbinger] (https://www.instagram.com/jordanharbinger) . ---Connect with Gabriel on Twitter at [@GabeMizrahi] (https://twitter.com/GabeMizrahi) . Sign up for [Six-Minute Networking] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at [jordanharbinger.com/course] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) ! Miss the conversation we had with scambuster [Coffeezilla] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/coffeezilla-how-to-expose-fake-guru-scams/) ? Catch up with<a href="https://www.jordanharbinger.com/coffeezilla-how-to-expose-fake-guru-scams/" target="_blank"> episode 368: Coffeezilla... ... Read more

11 Nov 2022

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53:28

11 Nov 2022


#751

749: Yasmine Mohammed | How the West Empowers Radical Islam Part Two

Yasmine Mohammed ( [@yasmohammedxx] (https://twitter.com/yasmohammedxx) ) is a human rights activist who advocates for the rights of women living within Muslim-majority countries, as well as those who struggle under religious fundamentalism in general. She is the founder of [Free Hearts Free Minds] (https://www.freeheartsfreeminds.com/) and the author of [Unveiled: How Western Liberals Empower Radical Islam] (https://www.amazon.com/Unveiled-Western-Liberals-Empower-Radical/dp/1999240502/?tag=jordanharbing-20) . [This is part two of a two-part episode. Make sure to [catch part one here] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/yasmine-mohammed-how-the-west-empowers-radical-islam-part-one/) !] What We Discuss with Yasmine Mohammed: ---Why curtailing expression in free societies is the worst possible response to threats made by religious fundamentalists. ---How the same religious text that serves to inspire millions gets interpreted by extremists to justify gruesome acts of terrorism and tyranny. ---How fundamentalist scofflaws abuse the tolerance and goodwill of free societies to drain resources and establish footholds conducive to their extremist ideologies. ---Yasmine shares her story of growing up in a subordinate family of a religiously justified polygynous household — not in some remote, developing nation, but Canada. ---The dangers that women and secular-minded members of a society run by religious extremists face, and why such societies need to be challenged rather than given a free pass to continue their oppression for fear of offending the people in charge and their enablers — often the oppressed, themselves. ---And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/749] (https://jordanharbinger.com/749) Sign up for [Six-Minute Networking] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at [jordanharbinger.com/course] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) ! Miss our conversation with  [Danny Trejo] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/danny-trejo-inmate-1/) , the instantly recognizable actor, producer, and restauranteur with a resume that includes crime, hard time, and battling his own addictions while helping troubled youth overcome theirs?  [Catch up with episode 398: Danny Trejo | Inmate #1 here] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/danny-trejo-inmate-1/) ! [Like this show? Please leave us a review here] (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id1344999619?mt=2&ls=1) -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! ... Read more

10 Nov 2022

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:38

10 Nov 2022


#750

748: Yasmine Mohammed | How the West Empowers Radical Islam Part One

Yasmine Mohammed ( [@yasmohammedxx] (https://twitter.com/yasmohammedxx) ) is a human rights activist who advocates for the rights of women living within Muslim-majority countries, as well as those who struggle under religious fundamentalism in general. She is the founder of [Free Hearts Free Minds] (https://www.freeheartsfreeminds.com/) and the author of [Unveiled: How Western Liberals Empower Radical Islam] (https://www.amazon.com/Unveiled-Western-Liberals-Empower-Radical/dp/1999240502/?tag=jordanharbing-20) . [This is part one of a two-part episode. Be on the lookout for part two later this week!] What We Discuss with Yasmine Mohammed: ---Why curtailing expression in free societies is the worst possible response to threats made by religious fundamentalists. ---How the same religious text that serves to inspire millions gets interpreted by extremists to justify gruesome acts of terrorism and tyranny. ---How fundamentalist scofflaws abuse the tolerance and goodwill of free societies to drain resources and establish footholds conducive to their extremist ideologies. ---Yasmine shares her story of growing up in a subordinate family of a religiously justified polygynous household — not in some remote, developing nation, but Canada. ---The dangers that women and secular-minded members of a society run by religious extremists face, and why such societies need to be challenged rather than given a free pass to continue their oppression for fear of offending the people in charge and their enablers — often the oppressed, themselves. ---And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/748] (https://jordanharbinger.com/748) Sign up for [Six-Minute Networking] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at [jordanharbinger.com/course] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) ! Miss our conversation with vertical skateboarding legend  [Tony Hawk] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/tony-hawk-how-did-i-get-here/) ? Catch up with  [episode 324: Tony Hawk | How Did I Get Here? here] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/tony-hawk-how-did-i-get-here/) ! [Like this show? Please leave us a review here] (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id1344999619?mt=2&ls=1) -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! ... Read more

08 Nov 2022

1 HR 07 MINS

1:07:37

08 Nov 2022


#749

747: Would a Girlboss Wife Ruin Your Boyboss Life? | Feedback Friday

Would marrying your type-A "girlboss" special lady friend cramp that type-A "boyboss" lifestyle you've been rocking since college? We'll try to find a reasonable answer to this very serious question (and more!) here on Feedback Friday. And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger ( [@JordanHarbinger] (https://twitter.com/JordanHarbinger) ) and Gabriel Mizrahi ( [@GabeMizrahi] (https://twitter.com/GabeMizrahi) ) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week! If you want us to answer your question, register your feedback, or tell your story on one of our upcoming weekly Feedback Friday episodes, drop us a line at [friday@jordanharbinger.com] (mailto:friday@jordanharbinger.com) . Now let's dive in! Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/747] (https://jordanharbinger.com/747) On This Week's Feedback Friday, We Discuss: ---What's the deal with people playing videos at full volume on their phones in public spaces lately? ---Would marrying your type-A "girlboss" special lady friend cramp that type-A "boyboss" lifestyle you've been rocking since college? ---Your husband's TikTok-influencer ex-wife is the kind of person who exploits a relative's benign tumor as a cancer scare to fraudulently crowdfund her vacation. You'd like to believe karma will out her publicly as a terrible person, but would it be wrong for you to "help" karma bring this about sooner rather than later? ---What's the right way to respond to newfound information that a coworker with an equivalent title who's only been employed one year to your four is annually making $18,000 more than you? ---An area church is blatantly fundraising and lobbying to get its members elected in local governments around the world and here in the US with the aim of nudging policy in a theocratic direction. Is this even legal and, if not, where can such activity be reported? ---To stock your retail business, you just bought a bunch of stuff that you later came to realize was likely created by slave labor in China &mdash; but you can't return it. How can you best support human rights without compromising your financial situation? ---Have any questions, comments, or stories you'd like to share with us? Drop us a line at [friday@jordanharbinger.com] (mailto:friday@jordanharbinger.com) ! ---Connect with Jordan on Twitter at [@JordanHarbinger] (https://twitter.com/JordanHarbinger) and Instagram at [@jordanharbinger] (https://www.instagram.com/jordanharbinger) . ---Connect with Gabriel on Twitter at [@GabeMizrahi] (https://twitter.com/GabeMizrahi) . Sign up for Six-Minute Networking &mdash; our free networking and relationship development mini course &mdash; atjordanharbinger.com/course! Miss the show we did withShark Tankheavyweight [Mark Cuban] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/mark-cuban-tales-from-the-shark-side/) ? Catch up with<a href="https://www.jordanharbinger.com/mark-cuban-tales-from-the-shark-side/"... ... Read more

04 Nov 2022

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:52

04 Nov 2022


#748

746: Yass Alizadeh | Iran Protests | Out of the Loop

Yass Alizadeh ( [@AlizadehYass] (https://twitter.com/AlizadehYass) ) is a clinical assistant professor of Persian language and literature and the Persian program coordinator at New York University. Her research focuses on the layering of ethical themes in the ambiguously coded language of folktales in Modern Iran, the intricate link between politics and fiction, and the critical role of metaphors in the reframing of Iran&rsquo;s classical oral tales. Welcome to what we're calling our "Out of the Loop" episodes, where we dig a little deeper into fascinating current events that may only register as a blip on the media's news cycle and have conversations with the people who find themselves immersed in them. Here, we talk with NYU clinical assistant professor of Persian language and literature Yass Alizadeh about the protests going on in Iran right now for people who may be a bit out of the loop. Listen, learn, and enjoy! Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/746] (https://jordanharbinger.com/746) On This Episode of Out of the Loop, We Discuss: ---What spark set off the current round of protests in Iran, and how does this differ from previous periods of unrest in the country? ---How did Iran go from a rapidly modernizing state to a tyrannical theocracy? ---Why the younger generations in Iran are standing up to the current regime in ways prior generations didn't dare. ---Iranian regime change vs. regime reform &mdash; who really supports each approach and why it matters. ---Where Yass sees these protests going, and what she hopes they bode for the future of the Iranian people. ---And much more! ---Connect with Jordanon [Twitter] (https://twitter.com/JordanHarbinger) , on [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/jordanharbinger) , and on [YouTube] (https://www.youtube.com/c/THEJORDANHARBINGERSHOW) . If you have something you'd like us to tackle here on an Out of the Loop episode, drop Jordan a line at [jordan@jordanharbinger.com] (mailto:jordan@jordanharbinger.com) and let him know! Sign up for Six-Minute Networking &mdash; our free networking and relationship development mini course &mdash; at [jordanharbinger.com/course] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) ! [Miss our conversation] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/guy-raz-how-i-built-this/) with NPR&rsquo;s Guy Raz? Catch up with [episode 404: Guy Raz | How I Built This here] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/guy-raz-how-i-built-this/) ! [Like this show? Please leave us a review here] (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id1344999619?mt=2&ls=1) -- even one sentence helps! Consider leaving your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! ... Read more

03 Nov 2022

1 HR 19 MINS

1:19:00

03 Nov 2022


#747

745: Dave Farina | Debunking Junk Science Myths

Dave Farina ( [@daveexplains] (https://twitter.com/daveexplains) ) is on a mission to make science make sense for everyone — whether it's through his [Professor Dave Explains] (https://www.youtube.com/professordaveexplains) YouTube channel, his [Professor Dave Debates] (https://professordavedebates.simplecast.com/) podcast, or his new book, [Is This Wi-Fi Organic?: A Guide to Spotting Misleading Science Online (Science Myths Debunked)] (https://www.amazon.com/This-Wi-Fi-Organic-Spotting-Misleading/dp/1642504157/?tag=jordanharbing-20) . What We Discuss with Dave Farina: ---How the Internet went from a promising reservoir of unlimited knowledge for all to an insidious superspreader of disinformation. ---Why it's easier than ever for people to simply deny inconvenient facts that don't support their worldview. ---How NASA went from the revered public institution that miraculously landed human beings on the moon to the scapegoat for conspiracy theorists who insist the Earth is flat. ---Why synthetic doesn't always equate with bad, and natural doesn't automatically mean good. ---Who profits from the proliferation of fake science, and what can we do to separate the wheat from the chaff when we're bombarded with copious amounts of fact and fiction? ---And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/745] (https://jordanharbinger.com/745) Sign up for [Six-Minute Networking] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at [jordanharbinger.com/course] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) ! [Miss our conversation] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/amanda-knox-the-truth-about-true-crime/) with true crime exoneree Amanda Knox? [Catch up with episode 386: Amanda Knox | The Truth About True Crime here] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/amanda-knox-the-truth-about-true-crime/) ! [Like this show? Please leave us a review here] (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id1344999619?mt=2&ls=1) -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! ... Read more

01 Nov 2022

1 HR 21 MINS

1:21:07

01 Nov 2022


#746

744: Heinous Bro Needs the Old Heave-Ho | Feedback Friday

Your brother is such an overall horrible, vicious, violent person that the cops could pick him up for murder and you'd confidently say, "I'm pretty sure you've got the right guy." So the years he's chosen to drop out of your life have been blissful. Unfortunately, he's back causing havoc in your life and the only way you'll ever have peace is to distance yourself from him completely. But how? We'll try to find an answer to this and more here on Feedback Friday! And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger ( [@JordanHarbinger] (https://twitter.com/JordanHarbinger) ) and Gabriel Mizrahi ( [@GabeMizrahi] (https://twitter.com/GabeMizrahi) ) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week! If you want us to answer your question, register your feedback, or tell your story on one of our upcoming weekly Feedback Friday episodes, drop us a line at [friday@jordanharbinger.com] (mailto:friday@jordanharbinger.com) . Now let's dive in! Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/744] (https://jordanharbinger.com/744) On This Week's Feedback Friday, We Discuss: ---We have an update on Gabe's neighbor from [episode 705] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/gabes-front-row-seat-to-florid-psychosis-feedback-friday/) . ---Your human carbuncle of a brother has made your life &mdash; and the life of everyone else in your family &mdash; Hell for years, and you wish he'd just go away. What can you morally and legally do to make this happen? ---You have an ex who's publically airing grievances that you cheated on her, abused her, and gaslit her &mdash; and none of it is true. How can you stop her from spreading these lies and reassure your friends and family who have heard them that they're complete fabrications? ---You adopted your daughter, now age seven, three years ago after her birth mother committed a serious crime. Is it appropriate to tell your daughter the details when she asks? ---You've always been on great terms with your brother, but you find his current choice of girlfriend lacking. In fact, you think she may be an actual psychopath and you don't want him to bring her around anymore. Instead of being understanding about your concerns, he's taken her side and treats you like the enemy. What can you do? ---It's hard to feel like you're part of a supportive team when you're always the one willing to look like an idiot in front of your new manager to ask the questions everyone else only pretends to know. How can you ensure your manager doesn't really think you're an idiot? ---Have any questions, comments, or stories you'd like to share with us? Drop us a line at [friday@jordanharbinger.com] (mailto:friday@jordanharbinger.com) ! ---Connect with Jordan on Twitter at [@JordanHarbinger] (https://twitter.com/JordanHarbinger) and Instagram at [@jordanharbinger] (https://www.instagram.com/jordanharbinger) . ---Connect with Gabriel on Twitter at [@GabeMizrahi] (https://twitter.com/GabeMizrahi) . Sign up for <a href="https://jordanharbinger.com/course"... ... Read more

28 Oct 2022

54 MINS

54:31

28 Oct 2022


#745

743: Dr. Ramani | How to Protect Yourself from a Narcissist Part Two

Dr. Ramani Durvasula ( [@DoctorRamani] (https://twitter.com/DoctorRamani) ) is a clinical psychologist, professor of psychology, media expert, and author. Her latest book is ["Don't You Know Who I Am?": How to Stay Sane in an Era of Narcissism, Entitlement, and Incivility] (https://www.amazon.com/Dont-You-Know-Who-Entitlement/dp/1682617521/?tag=jordanharbing-20) . [This is part two of a two-part episode. Make sure to [listen to part one here] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/dr-ramani-how-to-protect-yourself-from-a-narcissist-part-one/) !] What We Discuss with Dr. Ramani Durvasula: ---We're all a little selfish sometimes. So how do you tell a genuine narcissist from someone who's just having a bad day? ---Is it just our collective imagination, or is true narcissism on the rise (or at least more visible)? ---Is someone necessarily born a narcissist, or can they "catch" it later in life? ---Can a narcissist be reformed? ---How can you protect yourself from a narcissist if just staying 500 feet away at all times isn't a viable option? ---And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/743] (https://jordanharbinger.com/743) Sign up for [Six-Minute Networking] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at [jordanharbinger.com/course] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) ! Did you hear our conversation with basketball legend [Shaq] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/shaquille-oneal-circling-back-on-flat-earth-theory/) about everything from sports to politics to emotional management to flat earth theory? [Catch up with episode 691: Shaquille O&rsquo;Neal | Circling Back on Flat Earth Theory here] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/shaquille-oneal-circling-back-on-flat-earth-theory/) ! [Like this show? Please leave us a review here] (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id1344999619?mt=2&ls=1) -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! ... Read more

27 Oct 2022

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:12

27 Oct 2022


#744

742: Dr. Ramani | How to Protect Yourself from a Narcissist Part One

Dr. Ramani Durvasula ( [@DoctorRamani] (https://twitter.com/DoctorRamani) ) is a clinical psychologist, professor of psychology, media expert, and author. Her latest book is ["Don't You Know Who I Am?": How to Stay Sane in an Era of Narcissism, Entitlement, and Incivility] (https://www.amazon.com/Dont-You-Know-Who-Entitlement/dp/1682617521/?tag=jordanharbing-20) . [This is part one of a two-part episode. Be on the lookout for part two later this week!] What We Discuss with Dr. Ramani Durvasula: ---We're all a little selfish sometimes. So how do you tell a genuine narcissist from someone who's just having a bad day? ---Is it just our collective imagination, or is true narcissism on the rise (or at least more visible)? ---Is someone necessarily born a narcissist, or can they "catch" it later in life? ---Can a narcissist be reformed? ---How can you protect yourself from a narcissist if just staying 500 feet away at all times isn't a viable option? ---And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/742] (https://jordanharbinger.com/742) Sign up for [Six-Minute Networking] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at [jordanharbinger.com/course] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) ! [Did you hear] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/ken-croke-undercover-in-an-outlaw-biker-gang-part-one/) our two-part conversation with the retired ATF agent who worked undercover for years to bust numerous criminal organizations &mdash; including a notorious motorcycle club? [Catch up starting with episode 673: Ken Croke | Undercover in an Outlaw Biker Gang Part One here] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/ken-croke-undercover-in-an-outlaw-biker-gang-part-one/) ! [Like this show? Please leave us a review here] (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id1344999619?mt=2&ls=1) -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! ... Read more

25 Oct 2022

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:39

25 Oct 2022


#743

741: Is Marriage Impaired by Emotional Affairs? | Feedback Friday

He may not physically be cheating on you, but his penchant for "mentoring" young women &mdash; on at least four occasions that you know of &mdash; is tantamount to having multiple emotional affairs. He's a good father and a mostly considerate partner, but the fact that these overly intense relationships with other women continue in spite of your protests makes you wonder if your marriage is worth saving. What should you do? We'll try to find an answer to this and more here on Feedback Friday! And in case you didn't already know it, Jordan Harbinger ( [@JordanHarbinger] (https://twitter.com/JordanHarbinger) ) and Gabriel Mizrahi ( [@GabeMizrahi] (https://twitter.com/GabeMizrahi) ) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week! If you want us to answer your question, register your feedback, or tell your story on one of our upcoming weekly Feedback Friday episodes, drop us a line at [friday@jordanharbinger.com] (mailto:friday@jordanharbinger.com) . Now let's dive in! Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/741] (https://jordanharbinger.com/741) On This Week's Feedback Friday, We Discuss: <ul> <li>While it never turns physical, does your husband's tendency to get emotionally involved with young women endanger your marriage?</li> <li>Does your new boss need to know the details about how you overcame the obstacles presented by your former, toxic boss to land a better position at the company the day before you were supposed to be fired? [Thanks to executive coach and [From Start-Up to Grown-Up] (https://www.amazon.com/Start-Up-Grown-Up-Grow-Leadership-Business-dp-1398601381/dp/1398601381/?tag=jordanharbing-20) author [Alisa Cohn] (https://alisacohn.aweb.page/p/09fb878f-1253-43e7-bebf-11215d8b263b) for helping us field this one!]</li> <li>You and your child are moving overseas to be with your fianc&eacute;, but your family and friends at home all want you to stay. How can enjoy the next chapter of your life without feeling guilty about turning the page on your old one?</li> <li>Should you ask your unreliable, drug-addicted sister to be a bridesmaid at your wedding and prepare for disappointment when she doesn't show up, or do you commit the unforgivable offense of not inviting her at all and risk being cut out of her life forever?</li> <li>Are you strong, self-made, and independent without the need for a significant other to cramp your lifestyle, or really just a hopeless romantic who's desperate for love and attention but unsure how to get it without losing that hard-won independence?</li> <li>Have any questions, comments, or stories you'd like to share with us? Drop us a line at [friday@jordanharbinger.com] (mailto:friday@jordanharbinger.com) !</li> <li>Connect with Jordan on Twitter at [@JordanHarbinger] (https://twitter.com/JordanHarbinger) and Instagram at <a href="https://www.instagram.com/jordanharbinger" target="_blank" rel="noopener... ... Read more

21 Oct 2022

55 MINS

55:03

21 Oct 2022


#742

740: Ryan Holiday | Discipline is Destiny (Live from Los Angeles)

Ryan Holiday ( [@ryanholiday] (https://twitter.com/ryanholiday) ) is the host of The Daily Stoic podcast and the bestselling author of countless books about marketing, culture, Stoicism, and the human condition. His latest offering is [Discipline Is Destiny: The Power of Self-Control] (https://www.amazon.com/Discipline-Destiny-Power-Self-Control-Virtues/dp/0593191692/?tag=jordanharbing-20) , and he joined us live in Los Angeles to talk about this and lots more! What We Discuss with Ryan Holiday: ---How do you get into the headspace where you do your best work when everything in the modern world is trying to distract you from getting there? ---In spite of writing his first book about 1,800 years after Marcus Aurelius wrote his last, has Ryan really outsold the Stoic philosopher emperor? ---How do we keep from letting our desire to be perceived as great get in the way of truly achieving greatness (or at least creating good work)? ---Do you have the serenity of mind to accept that which cannot be changed, courage to change that which can be changed, and wisdom to know the one from the other in order to live your best life? ---How Stoicism's four cardinal virtues (courage, temperance, justice, and wisdom) can guide you even when the circumstances in which you find yourself are beyond your control. ---And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/740] (https://jordanharbinger.com/740) Sign up for [Six-Minute Networking] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at [jordanharbinger.com/course] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) ! [Miss our conversation] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/daniel-levin-how-to-find-a-missing-person-in-the-middle-east/) withDaniel Levin, a man who knows how to track down people who have gone missing in war zones and bring them home alive? [Catch up with episode 617: Daniel Levin | How to Find a Missing Person in the Middle East here] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/daniel-levin-how-to-find-a-missing-person-in-the-middle-east/) ! [Like this show? Please leave us a review here] (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id1344999619?mt=2&ls=1) -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! ... Read more

20 Oct 2022

1 HR 12 MINS

1:12:58

20 Oct 2022


#741

739: Matthew Campbell | Examining Global Shipping’s Grim Underbelly

Matthew Campbell ( [@MattCampbell] (https://twitter.com/MattCampbell) ) is an award-winning reporter and editor for Bloomberg Businessweek magazine and the co-author, with Kit Chellel, of [Dead in the Water: A True Story of Hijacking, Murder, and a Global Maritime Conspiracy] (https://www.amazon.com/Dead-Water-Hijacking-Maritime-Conspiracy/dp/0593329236/?tag=jordanharbing-20) . What We Discuss with Matthew Campbell: ---The International Chamber of Shipping estimates about 90 percent of world trade is carried by the international shipping industry to the tune of around $14 trillion (about 2/3rds of the US GDP) per year. ---Piracy persists in places along these lucrative shipping lines because people who have nothing to lose are willing to risk their lives for potentially big payouts. ---Why insurance surveyor David Mockett didn't quite buy the story that Somali pirates had attacked oil tanker Brillante Virtuoso when he investigated the site &mdash; and how it led to his murder. ---Insurance fraud is one of the world's oldest rackets, with instances documented as far back as ancient Greece. ---Why rogue ship owners will fly "flags of convenience" &mdash; flags of countries with fewer regulations than the ones from which their ships are actually owned. ---And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: [jordanharbinger.com/739] (https://jordanharbinger.com/739) Sign up for [Six-Minute Networking] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at [jordanharbinger.com/course] (https://jordanharbinger.com/course) ! Did you hear our conversation with [Paul Holes] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/paul-holes-solving-americas-cold-cases/) , the former investigator known for his contributions to solving the Golden State Killer case using advanced methods of identification with DNA and genealogy technology? [Catch up with episode 725: Paul Holes | Solving America&rsquo;s Cold Cases here] (https://www.jordanharbinger.com/paul-holes-solving-americas-cold-cases/) ! [Like this show? Please leave us a review here] (https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id1344999619?mt=2&ls=1) -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! ... Read more

18 Oct 2022

1 HR 23 MINS

1:23:35

18 Oct 2022